The Essay, The Islamic Golden Age Episode 15 of 20
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Radio 3's twenty-part essay series on the Islamic Golden Age continues its exploration through this five-hundred-year period of empire, innovation, religious turmoil, scientific discovery and major advances in philosophical thought. In this evening's essay, Professor Mona Siddiqui turns her attention to Al-Ghazali. He had a major influence on both Muslim and European philosophers.

Producer: Sarah Taylor.

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15 minutes

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Next Thursday 22:45

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